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Retailers are fighting joblessness

NEW YORK — After the economic dislocation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, job growth and unemployment rates are key indicators of the nation’s progress toward recovery, and the mass market retail industry is doing its part to help the rebound. When 20 million jobs evaporated last spring as the economy shut down in response to

Retailers ramp up charitable giving to meet critical needs

NEW YORK – In addition to serving their customers by keeping stores open during the coronavirus pandemic, mass retailers are working to support their communities through grants and charitable giving. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced a $25 million commitment to strengthen the global public health response, bolster food security and support the needs of